Don’t miss out on dessert

Life can seem a bit unfair when everyone around you is enjoying berry cobbler and ice cream…and you are on a gluten-free and dairy-free diet. Summer desserts during my childhood and young adult life were based around homemade berry cobblers and pies, and many times homemade ice cream. Wonderful memories! But with celiac you don’t…

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What Is Celiac Disease?

As I visit with folks about celiac disease, I find that there is a lot of confusion about what it is. Family members of patients find it difficult to figure out how to help. Is there a cure? What are the long term consequences? What can a person with celiac eat? What does gluten-free mean?…

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Orange Almond Cake

There are times that only a piece of cake with a cup of coffee will make life better. But when you are gluten-free that can seem like an impossible dream. My recipe for Orange Almond Cake is perfect for that early morning coffee cake or muffin on a lazy Saturday or Sunday morning. It’s also…

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Eating Out With Celiac Disease

Eating with friends and family is an important part of most of our lives. Especially my life! But when you are trying to live with celiac disease, it can feel like navigating a mine field. Are Aunt Agnes matzo balls really gluten-free? Did that sandwich get made in a contamination free kitchen? Does my server…

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Glazed Kabocha Pumpkin

Some of the traditional Thanksgiving dishes don’t translate so well into the gluten-free world. The ubiquitous sweet potatoes dish topped with marshmallows is one that comes to mind first. Too much sugar and who knows what else? I love sweet potatoes and this recipe for kabocha pumpkin (also called kabocha squash) is simple and delicious,…

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Clafoutis

Clafoutis. That’s what I think when I see cherries in the fall. Clafoutis is a traditional French dessert and when made with cherries in France, the pits stayed in the cherries. Some people think it is not a real clafoutis unless you have pits to spit out! Clafoutis can be made with almost any fruit.…

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Gluten-Free But Still Not Feeling Great?

Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 24 at 3:00 pm PST. I’ll be giving a live presentation at the Online Nourished Festival that you won’t want to miss. Sign up below and I’ll see you there. Gluten Free, But Still Not Feeling Great? by Dr. Dana Schmidt, ND What can you do when you’ve gone gluten…

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